jurisdictional plea

A plea in contest of the jurisd1ction of the court; either a plea in abatement or a plea in bar, according to whether the objection is to a particular court or to the subject matter in controversy whatever the particular court may be. United States v J. L. Hopkins & Co. (DC NY) 288 F 173.

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